Resource Type: software --> decision support tools 
Country: EU Projects 
Language(s): English
Year: 2012 
Producers or distributor r3 environmental technology ltd 
Other producers or distributors: AquaTerra Consortium 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Producer country: EU Projects 
Producer or distributor web link (root): http://www.aquaterra.eugris.info
Web link for product information: http://www.aquaterra.eugris.info  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Contaminant hydrology
Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Ecotoxicology
Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Geochemistry
Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Hydrogeology
Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Microbiology
Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Modelling
Contaminated land-->Soil and groundwater processes-->Soil and groundwater processes overview
Water resources and their management -->Costs, benefits and sustainability
Water resources and their management -->Monitoring and mitigation
Water resources and their management -->River basin management
Water resources and their management -->River basins
Water resources and their management -->Stresses, quality and ecological status
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
Short description: R3 has rehosted the AquaTerra ONLINE INFORMATION SYSTEM (ATOIS). This is a detailed informational resource about a major EU river basin management project. It also provides comprehensive information about soil and water processes related to land contamination. It is an on-line decision support tool providing easily accessible technical information from the AquaTerra project. 
Long description: AquaTerra is an Integrated Project from the EU 6th Framework Programme. The five-year project began in 2004 and finished in March 2009, with its final conference in Tubingen, Germany. The project has aimed to produce high-quality scientific information on the interactions between soil, sediment, water, groundwater and air in the context of global change. It has always been anticipated that stakeholders involved with the implementation of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) across Europe would find the information generated by AquaTerra of particular value. AquaTerra involved 45 partners from 22 countries and during the course of the work it has produced a large volume of information, ranging from scientific publications and conference presentations to project deliverables and reports. The work has been undertaken within 10 sub-projects: HYDRO: Hydrological modelling and models of climate change BIOGEOCHEM: Characterisation of the transport and fate of pollutants in soil and sediment and their impact on water quality. TREND: Analysis of trends in biochemical processes over time FLUX: Analysis of the turnover and transfer of organic pollutants in the environment COMPUTE: Modelling of pollutant fate and transport at different scales BASIN: Case studies in selected sites in five European river basins (Brevilles, Danube, Ebro, Elbe and Meuse) MONITOR: Development and testing of new sampling and analytical techniques and emerging compounds INTEGRATOR: Integration and dissemination of results to wider audiences EUPOL: Linking AquaTerra science to policy demands KNOWMAN: Knowledge management and training 
Stage of Development:
Link to Project(s): AQUATERRA Integrated modelling of the river-sediment-soil-groundwater system; advanced tools for the management of catchment areas and river basins in the context of global change
Link to Organisation(s): r3 environmental technology limited
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 01/12/2017

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